Senior Engineering Manager
Binti builds modern software to help every child have a safe, loving, and stable family. Working with county and state governments across 34 states, Binti's tools improve the child welfare system. The 500+ agencies using Binti serve about 40% of children in child welfare in the US, and agencies using Binti have increased the number of approved families by an average of 30%, making a real dent in the shortage of foster/adoptive parents for children in the US. Beyond helping families foster/adopt children, Binti is launching software to support families who are struggling to get the services they need to stay together with or reunify with their children.
Binti is a for-profit, mission-driven software company based in Oakland, CA. Investors include Founders Fund, First Round Capital, Kapor Capital, and others. We’re a team of 90+ people and growing quickly. We care about creating a workplace where everyone feels welcome and can bring their full self to work. We have a huge, ambitious vision to rewire government to be more effective in order to expand opportunities for people around the world, and we are looking for mission-driven, high-empathy, high-performance, and low-ego team members to join us on our exciting journey towards that vision.
OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE
As a Senior Engineering Manager at Binti, you will lead a talented and dedicated engineering team, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence. You will help set ambitious but achievable goals, design team-wide norms and processes to streamline operations, and coach your team to top performance. Ideally, you will bring a wealth of experience in SaaS product development, technical leadership, and a passion for leveraging technology to positively impact society.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of skilled engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning, collaboration, accountability, productivity, and high performance.
Strategic Planning: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and execute the technical roadmap aligning with Binti’s mission and business objectives.
Product Development: Oversee the end-to-end development process, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, user-friendly software that addresses the unique challenges of the child welfare space.
Innovation: Stay ahead of emerging technologies and industry best practices to drive innovation within the engineering team, contributing to the long-term success and scalability of Binti’s platform.
Collaboration: Work closely with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical solutions, focusing on user experience and system performance.
Agile Methodology: Implement and champion agile development methodologies, ensuring the team operates efficiently and adapts to evolving project needs.
Oversee a brand new, just-launched, product (Family Finding) and collaboratively strategize how to scale its impact.
Revamping how documents and requirements are handled throughout the entire product. This is critical to the success of current and future modules.
Ruby on Rails
Kubernetes & GCP
WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU
Team Leadership: Demonstrated success in leading and managing engineering teams to high performance, ideally in a SaaS or tech start-up environment with at least 5-7 years of management experience.
Technical Expertise: Strong technical background with experience in full-stack development, cloud computing, and scalable architecture.
Strategic Thinker: Ability to align technical strategies with business priorities and goals, contributing to the overall success and growth of the company.
Collaborative Approach: Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
Passion for Social Impact: A genuine interest in leveraging technology to address social challenges, with a strong sense of purpose in improving outcomes for children in need.
Authenticity: People are more than their work selves and a great manager and leader understands how to blend accountability, high performance, empathy, and fun.
We offer flexible scheduling for all team members. Ideal candidates will be open to working a schedule that allows real-time collaboration with the team.
This role is open to fully remote candidates authorized to work within the United States. If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area, working from our Oakland office is optional but encouraged for face-to-face collaboration.
The compensation for this role ranges from $240,000 - $270,000 annual base salary. Binti strives to be in the 90th percentile of the market range for a Series B company. We are also proud to offer a comprehensive perks and benefits package, as outlined below. Compensation within this range will be determined throughout the interview process based on our standardized leveling procedures. We are committed to transparency and open to further discussions to ensure expectations are aligned, and we look forward to sharing more with you!
BENEFITS & PERKS
An above-market compensation package (salary + equity)
Excellent medical, dental, vision, and life insurance - 99% of insurance premiums covered for you + your dependents
Flexible vacation time to promote a healthy work-life blend
13 paid holidays; 11 federally observed holidays (including Juneteenth), plus Election Day and the day after Thanksgiving
16 weeks of paid parental bonding leave for the arrival of a newborn or newly placed infant
Sick/mental health time separate from vacation days (accrue up to a cap of 160 hours)
4 weeks of sabbatical after 4 years of service at the company
401(k) with 100% match of contributions up to 4% of your annual salary
Commuter benefits, FSA, and DCSA with administration paid for
$5,000 annual bonus for employees who volunteer as a CASA (court-appointed special advocates)
$2,500 annual reimbursement for ongoing learning and development, with opportunities to attend trainings/conferences, on-site speaker series, and lunch and learns
$300 reimbursement for virtual home office setup
$50 a month remote work stipend to cover internet, electricity, home office setup costs or lunch/snacks with coworkers
Paid jury duty
At Binti, we celebrate having a diverse team and believe our differences make us stronger. Binti is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace and is an equal-opportunity employer. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.